Making robots for the dead
Take inspiration from new media artist Fernando Orellana’s ghostly creative project.
Check it out: a heated keyboard to keep kitty close
Meow Mix asked people to put on their thinking “cats” for new feline-friendly inventions.
First speakers announced for Lions Innovation
A new “festival within the festival” and data-focused award bring more tech and digital programming to Cannes.
Check it out: Ikea charges you up
The furniture retailer is ridding the world of cables, one charger at a time.
From our latest issue, editor Emily Wexler asks whether it’s time for an educational overhaul.
Ad class is in for SapientNitro techies
You’ve probably heard of creatives getting schooled in coding and developing, but here’s a new twist.
Super intelligent attorney
IBM’s Ross could give your lawyer a run for his money.
Weekend reading: Incubation nation
Read up on three organizations that are taking the incubator model in new directions.
It takes two to VR
Date a cyborg and ski against a pro in real-life, sort of.
Anomaly skates through school
The shop is working with an alternative high school, where students design and sell skateboards.
Watson makes some poutine
IBM is hoping to make Canada’s favourite dish even better, with a new push meant to broaden its target and address brand misconceptions.
Don’t know your bra size? There’s an app for that
E-tailer ThirdLove looks to break into Canada with its self-measuring tech, which has the potential to be a retail game-changer.
Rethinking the book
Take inspiration from this reinvention of an everyday object: This book will self destruct in 24 hours.
Secret Location delves into VR
As its clients start testing out virtual reality executions, the Toronto-based transmedia agency has partnered with a creative collective dedicated to the platform.
Fuelling a Playground
Ottawa-based Fuel is the latest agency to jump on the “incubator within an agency” train, launching a new division dedicated to playing with cool techy toys.